Mumbai, August 1
The Bihar police staff, which is right here to research an “abetment to suicide” case associated to the demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has to this point recorded the statements of six individuals, an official mentioned on Saturday.
The four-member Bihar police staff arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday to probe the ‘abetment to suicide’ case registered towards Rajput’s pal, actress Rhea Chakraborty, and others in Patna.
“Till now, the police team from Bihar has met the late actor’s friends, colleagues and relatives. They have recorded the statements of six persons- Rajput’s sister, who stays in Versova, former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande, a cook, his friends and colleagues,” the official mentioned.
The police staff can also be prone to query the members of Rajput’s employees, he mentioned, including that a few of them had been modified.
“They also gathered information about Rajput’s various bank accounts and also visited the banks to look into the financial transactions,” he mentioned.
The visiting staff had on Friday gone to the Crime Branch workplace to submit an software in search of help from the Mumbai police in probing the case.
As numerous media individuals gathered on the spot, the Andheri police personnel took the officers of the Bihar police of their automobile for security.
A video of the Bihar police staff being taken into the automobile surfaced on some social media websites and messaging apps with the netizens criticising town police over their behaviour.
When requested about it, the official mentioned, “As it was problem of the protection of the Bihar police personnel, town police put them in a van and dropped them at a protected place.
Krishna Kumar Singh (74), Rajput’s father, had lodged a grievance towards Chakraborty and 6 others, together with her relations, for alleged abetment to suicide, in Patna on Tuesday.
The Patna case was registered below varied IPC sections together with 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement), 380 (theft in dwelling home), 406 (felony breach of belief), 420 (dishonest) and 306 (abetment of suicide).
Singh accused Chakraborty, a budding TV and movie actor, of getting befriended his son in May 2019 with the intention of furthering her personal profession.
Rajput was discovered hanging in his suburban Bandra condominium on June 14.
The Mumbai police, who’re already investigating the alleged suicide by the actor, have questioned a number of individuals from the movie business in reference to the case. PTI